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Toddler dies after being struck by vehicle in hit-and-run
A 2-year-old boy was struck by a vehicle at around 7:30 p.m. Monday night.
CBS42 - TV at Monday, March 30, 2015 10:55:40 PM


Pleasant Grove woman found dead in burned home
Fifty year-old Donna Parker died in a house fire in the 1400 block of 8th place in Pleasant Grove. ...
NBC 13 - TV at Monday, March 30, 2015 10:16:01 PM
The boy was hit along Northland Avenue Southwest between 24th Street and 19th Place Southwest around
The boy was hit along Northland Avenue Southwest between 24th Street and 19th Place Southwest around 7 p.m.
Birmingham News/AL.com at Monday, March 30, 2015 9:05:00 PM
UAB holds celebration for Blazers’ basketball season
Players, coaches, students, and faculty gathered Monday to celebrate the basketball team's tournament success.
CBS42 - TV at Monday, March 30, 2015 8:42:15 PM
More positive test results for tuberculosis at Homewood High School
The early results are in for the students and staff tested for TB last week may show active or latent cases of the disease.
CBS42 - TV at Monday, March 30, 2015 8:27:07 PM
Homewood digital billboard removed, will be relocated
A digital billboard which caused major pushback in one Homewood community is coming down before it even displayed an ad.
NBC 13 - TV at Monday, March 30, 2015 8:25:43 PM
Off-duty Jefferson County Sheriff’s Deputy grazed by shot near Pratt Highway
An off-duty Sheriff's deputy was shot in the arm while walking on a trail near Sandusky School Monday afternoon.
CBS42 - TV at Monday, March 30, 2015 8:11:45 PM
Construction underway for Pizitz Building
Redevelopment has already begun to a downtown Birmingham Pizitz building.  ...
NBC 13 - TV at Monday, March 30, 2015 8:03:19 PM
eCO Savings Race update: Team Deal and Team Hines on the home stretch
In this week's eCO Savings Race, we check on Team Deal and Team Hines as they make their final list and check off their goals.
CBS42 - TV at Monday, March 30, 2015 7:54:16 PM
Health officials continue Homewood TB investigation
While Homewood High School students and staff are out on spring break, health officials continue an investigation into a tuberculosis case at the school.
NBC 13 - TV at Monday, March 30, 2015 7:53:15 PM
Jefferson County deputy shot in Pratt City
A Jefferson County deputy was hit in the arm with gunfire this afternoon.
NBC 13 - TV at Monday, March 30, 2015 6:58:41 PM
Alabama A&M students recovering from spring break shooting
On Monday Alabama A&M scheduled a candlelight vigil for three students shot in Panama City Beach over the weekend. Those three students are …...
CBS42 - TV at Monday, March 30, 2015 6:33:05 PM
The off-duty deputy was shot in the arm with what appears to be a small-caliber gun.
The off-duty deputy was shot in the arm with what appears to be a small-caliber gun.
Birmingham News/AL.com at Monday, March 30, 2015 6:09:26 PM
The interviews are to begin at noon on April 6.
The interviews are to begin at noon on April 6.
Birmingham News/AL.com at Monday, March 30, 2015 5:40:53 PM
Michael Fallin, 20, died at UAB Hospital on Sunday night.
Michael Fallin, 20, died at UAB Hospital on Sunday night.
Birmingham News/AL.com at Monday, March 30, 2015 5:28:05 PM
Alabama A&M to hold candlelight vigil in support of Panama City Beach shooting victims
Alabama A&M University gave an update on the status of the students that were shot in Panama City and also plans to hold a candlelight vigil…...
CBS42 - TV at Monday, March 30, 2015 5:23:53 PM
Corey Arrington Jr., 18, is being held without bond in the Jefferson County Jail on a capital murder
Corey Arrington Jr., 18, is being held without bond in the Jefferson County Jail on a capital murder charge in the Dec. 21 death of 63-year-old Najeh Masaeid.
Birmingham News/AL.com at Monday, March 30, 2015 4:56:51 PM
Newly-released recordings of 911 calls placed at the time of the Panama City Beach shooting that inj
Newly-released recordings of 911 calls placed at the time of the Panama City Beach shooting that injured seven people, three critically, paint a frantic picture of the scene at a spring break house party gone wrong. The raw audio from...
Birmingham News/AL.com at Monday, March 30, 2015 4:44:39 PM
Robert Wesley Davis, 44, was arrested Friday night.
Robert Wesley Davis, 44, was arrested Friday night.
Birmingham News/AL.com at Monday, March 30, 2015 4:43:55 PM
Indicted Speaker Hubbard claims prosecutorial misconduct in ethics case
Lawyers for indicted Alabama House Speaker Mike Hubbard are asking a judge to dismiss the case on claims of prosecutorial misconduct. Defens…...
CBS42 - TV at Monday, March 30, 2015 4:36:24 PM
Officials from the Jefferson County Department of Health said some students tested positive for tube
Officials from the Jefferson County Department of Health said some students tested positive for tuberculosis. The number of positive tests will not become public until a followup investigation confirms active tuberculosis.
Birmingham News/AL.com at Monday, March 30, 2015 4:19:28 PM
Nicholas Silvers, 32, is being held on $25,000 bond.
Nicholas Silvers, 32, is being held on $25,000 bond.
Birmingham News/AL.com at Monday, March 30, 2015 4:08:41 PM
Millennials: Most likely to love Bham, most likely to leave it
New greenspaces. A growing craft beer scene. More downtown apartments. Young professionals clearly like the direction Birmingham is heading in? But will they stay here to see it through? That's one of the million-dollar questions these days in the Magic City, where real estate developers, retailers and restaurants are banking that current millennial buying habits and desires will have staying power. But even if those trends hold, will the young professionals themselves actually stay in t...
Birmingham Business Journal at Monday, March 30, 2015 3:56:48 PM
The entire Cycliad, which is to begin in Chattanooga, Tenn., on April 9, is a 1,300-mile event spann
The entire Cycliad, which is to begin in Chattanooga, Tenn., on April 9, is a 1,300-mile event spanning 12 cities and five weekends. ...
Birmingham News/AL.com at Monday, March 30, 2015 3:55:00 PM
Underwriter buys boost National Commerce Corp. IPO
National Commerce Corp. said underwriters purchased an additional 255,000 shares of the company's stock, taking the gross proceeds of its recent initial public offering to $38.12 million. Underwriters purchased the additional shares at the offering price of $19.50. The company's shares closed Monday at $21.55. The company debuted on the Nasdaq on March 19. The National Bank of Commerce parent plans to use the net proceeds to support its growth, for working capital and other general co...
Birmingham Business Journal at Monday, March 30, 2015 3:48:46 PM
Police searching for Wells Fargo robbery suspect
Police are searching for a man who robbed the Wells Fargo Bank at The Summit on Monday morning.
CBS42 - TV at Monday, March 30, 2015 3:33:11 PM
Alabama economists explain causes of U.S. Steel woes
Steel manufacturing in the U.S., and in Alabama, has seen its ups and downs in the last few decades, as the import/export battle with foreign markets continues. Locally-based firms, such as U.S. Steel (NYSE: X) and Nucor Steel (NYSE: NUE) have been warning investors of an economic downturn as a result of overproduction in China, but some economists believe the strength of the U.S. dollar could be contributing to the overcapacity of cheap steel flooding the global market, along with a major ...
Birmingham Business Journal at Monday, March 30, 2015 3:29:35 PM
Hooters has agreed to pay four current or former employees a total of $20,035 to settle the lawsuit,
Hooters has agreed to pay four current or former employees a total of $20,035 to settle the lawsuit, according to a proposed settlement. The restaurant also will pay $18,000 to the law firm which represented the servers.
Birmingham News/AL.com at Monday, March 30, 2015 3:17:00 PM
Cahaba Road, already crowded with heavy construction equipment and workers, is expected to be even b
Cahaba Road, already crowded with heavy construction equipment and workers, is expected to be even busier this week as both the zoo and the Birmingham Botanical Gardens expect an influx of visitors over the holiday.
Birmingham News/AL.com at Monday, March 30, 2015 3:00:00 PM
Prosecution rests its case against Boston Marathon bomber
Prosecutors rested their case against Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev on Monday after jurors in his federal death penalty trial saw…...
CBS42 - TV at Monday, March 30, 2015 2:55:51 PM
Former U.S. Postal contractor Kevin Cochrane and his wife, Carmen, both of Verbena, are charged in a
Former U.S. Postal contractor Kevin Cochrane and his wife, Carmen, both of Verbena, are charged in a four-count federal indictment out of Tennessee. ...
Birmingham News/AL.com at Monday, March 30, 2015 2:42:13 PM
Mercedes-Benz to make pickup truck
Mercedes-Benz plans to manufacture a mid-sized pickup truck by 2020. The German manufacturer, which has a huge plant in Vance, made the announcement Friday, adding the truck is “the first pickup from a premium manufacturer,” CNN reports. The truck will initially be sold in Latin America, South Africa, Australia and Europe, the news network says. The truck will be produced and sold by Mercedes' Vans division which makes work vans that are sold around the world, CNN reports. Mercedes...
Birmingham Business Journal at Monday, March 30, 2015 2:30:25 PM
10 Jokes and 2 Inspiring Tweets from Trevor Noah
Like many modern-day funny men and women, the new The Daily Show host, Trevor Noah, is a pro at comedy in 140 characters on Twitter.
CBS42 - TV at Monday, March 30, 2015 2:13:48 PM
Victor Gray Dingler, 33, pleaded guilty in November to five counts of sexual exploitation of childre
Victor Gray Dingler, 33, pleaded guilty in November to five counts of sexual exploitation of children between 2008 and 2014. He also pleaded guilty to two counts of possessing child pornography involving children younger than 12.
Birmingham News/AL.com at Monday, March 30, 2015 2:00:04 PM
The award is named for the late Birmingham businessman, who was a strong advocate for improved acces
The award is named for the late Birmingham businessman, who was a strong advocate for improved access to eye care for children in Alabama. ...
Birmingham News/AL.com at Monday, March 30, 2015 1:53:00 PM
Birmingham office for Lice Clinics of America opens in Vestavia
The Birmingham office of a national organization aimed at treating and eliminating lice infestations for families has opened in Vestavia. Lice Clinics of America-Birmingham uses the first non-medicinial treatment for head lice approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. The treatment is administered through the medical device AirAllé, which was developed by Salt Lake City, Utah-based Larada Sciences. AirAllé uses warm air to gently dehydrate and kill head lice and their eggs in one t...
Birmingham Business Journal at Monday, March 30, 2015 1:48:26 PM
Online car dealership expands delivery service to Birmingham
As if the three lots across the street weren't enough competition, car dealerships in Birmingham now have to contend with Carvana, an online dealer of pre-owned cars that offers free, next-day delivery service to its customers. Based in Phoenix, Ariz. but operating out of Atlanta, Carvana's expansion into Birmingham adds its fourth Southeastern market to its footprint that also includes Nashville and Charlotte. Carvana's online shopping platform allows users to browse its used car select...
Birmingham Business Journal at Monday, March 30, 2015 1:31:28 PM
Suspect in PVHS gang-intiation beating appears in court
A Pinson Valley High School student accused of beating another student as part of a gang initiation appeared in court Monday morning.
NBC 13 - TV at Monday, March 30, 2015 1:24:02 PM
William Merriweather's murder trial delayed
A federal judge has indefinitely delayed the murder trial of William Merriweather, who's accused of gunning down two bank teller is in 2007.
NBC 13 - TV at Monday, March 30, 2015 1:21:04 PM
I-22 interchange construction at I-65 continues with a completion date set for late August 2015.&nbs
I-22 interchange construction at I-65 continues with a completion date set for late August 2015. Blasting will continues this week at the construction site. ALDOT spokesperson Linda Crockett said that due to inclement weather, blasting operations previously scheduled for Monday, March...
Birmingham News/AL.com at Monday, March 30, 2015 1:15:57 PM
Hearing set for controversial 20/59 bridge project
A public hearing will take place in April to discuss the plan to replace the Interstate 20/59 bridges that cut through downtown Birmingham. The Alabama Department of Transportation has said it is moving forward with a plan to replace the aging bridges and reconfigure exits on the highly traveled corridor that runs between downtown Birmingham and the Birmingham-Jefferson Convention Complex. As proposed, the plan would remove two exits from the state's most heavily traveled stretch of road...
Birmingham Business Journal at Monday, March 30, 2015 1:03:51 PM
Chilton County man suffers fatal burns after bonfire
A Chilton County man died from his injuries this weekend after being burned by a bonfire.
NBC 13 - TV at Monday, March 30, 2015 12:47:34 PM
Bessemer man charged with shooting arrow at police
The suspect in a standoff with police Friday night has been charged with attempted murder of a police officer after he shot an arrow at officers, authorities said.
NBC 13 - TV at Monday, March 30, 2015 12:46:06 PM
2 Alabama players arrested in separate weekend cases
Defensive back Geno Smith and defensive lineman Jonathan Taylor are facing legal trouble again.
CBS42 - TV at Monday, March 30, 2015 12:44:05 PM
The Economic Development Partnership of Alabama in Birmingham is taking nominations for the 2015 Ala
The Economic Development Partnership of Alabama in Birmingham is taking nominations for the 2015 Alabama Launchpad Innovation Awards.
Birmingham News/AL.com at Monday, March 30, 2015 12:43:00 PM
EBSCO acquires companies in New Hampshire, New Jersey
One of Birmingham's largest companies is getting even larger. EBSCO Industries, which already owns 24 businesses in a range of industries, recently made acquisitions in New Hampshire and New Jersey. EBSCO Information Services, the largest of EBSCO's businesses, acquired Contoocook, N.H.-based YBP Library Services, which delivers print and digital books to academic, research and special libraries. YBP has 300 employees, with the majority working at its New Hampshire headquarters. RE...
Birmingham Business Journal at Monday, March 30, 2015 12:36:43 PM
Rock legend Steve Winwood at UAB's Alys Stephens Center on May 2
For his inaugural ASC performance, Winwood will be joined by a loose, funky, four-man band to stretch his classic tunes into jams. Sugarcane Jane will open the show. Rock and Roll Hall-of-Famer Steve Winwood will perform Saturday, May 2, in the University of Alabama at Birmingham ’s Alys Stephens Performing Arts Center . For his inaugural ASC performance, Winwood’s still-forceful high tenor voice will soar while joined by a loose, funky, four-man band that will stretch his classic...
UAB Campus News at Monday, March 30, 2015 12:26:03 PM
Wells Fargo at the Summit robbed
The Wells Fargo bank location at the Summit was robbed around 10:45 a.m. Monday.
NBC 13 - TV at Monday, March 30, 2015 12:21:01 PM
In Alabama, the occupation with the highest percentage of unauthorized immigrants is construction an
In Alabama, the occupation with the highest percentage of unauthorized immigrants is construction and extraction with 11 percent, followed by fishing, farming and forestry with nine percent and service with four percent. ...
Birmingham News/AL.com at Monday, March 30, 2015 11:41:34 AM
A pain doctor in Trussville surrendered his medical license on March 3, while under investigation by
A pain doctor in Trussville surrendered his medical license on March 3, while under investigation by the Alabama Board of Medical Examiners for prescribing medications inappropriately.
Birmingham News/AL.com at Monday, March 30, 2015 11:39:56 AM
Birmingham PD: 2-year-old boy dies after being struck by vehicle
Birmingham police are investigating after a small child was struck by a vehicle on Monday night.
Fox News 6 at Monday, March 30, 2015 12:00:00 AM
Birmingham PD: Child transported after being struck by vehicle
Birmingham police are investigating after a small child was struck by a vehicle on Monday night.
Fox News 6 at Monday, March 30, 2015 12:00:00 AM
Jefferson County deputy sheriff shot in arm on walking trail
Jefferson County sheriff's officials say an off-duty deputy sheriff has been hospitalized after being shot on a walking trail.
ABC 33/40 - TV at Monday, March 30, 2015 12:00:00 AM
Mabry resigns as head of Alabama Education Association
Henry Mabry has stepped down as the leader of the Alabama Education Association.
ABC 33/40 - TV at Monday, March 30, 2015 12:00:00 AM
List of people being honored as Carnegie Heroes
By The Associated Press Winners of Carnegie Hero medals to be formally announced Tuesday:...
ABC 33/40 - TV at Monday, March 30, 2015 12:00:00 AM
Monday is "Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day"
This day is to recognize Vietnam veterans, whom many people feel were not honored properly at the end of their service...
Fox News 6 at Monday, March 30, 2015 12:00:00 AM
Cherokee County Sheriff's Office arrests man after human remains found
The Cherokee County Sheriff's Office said they have arrested a man after a citizen reported finding human remains in the Cedar Bluff area.
Fox News 6 at Monday, March 30, 2015 12:00:00 AM
2 planes land safely after mid-air collision during air show
Authorities say two airplanes in the Tuscaloosa Regional Air Show landed safely after accidentally touching in mid-air.
ABC 33/40 - TV at Monday, March 30, 2015 12:00:00 AM
UAPD investigate on-campus robbery
University of Alabama police are investigating a campus robbery that happened Sunday night in the Paty parking lot.
Fox News 6 at Monday, March 30, 2015 12:00:00 AM
Building leveled to make room for downtown Publix
The large building that once stood on the corner of 3rd Avenue South and 20th Street is no more.
Fox News 6 at Monday, March 30, 2015 12:00:00 AM

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